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anguilliform

[ang-gwil-uh-fawrm] /æŋˈgwɪl əˌfɔrm/
adjective
1.
having the shape or form of an eel.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin anguill(a) eel (angu(is) snake + -illa diminutive suffix) + -i- + -form
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  • The tail is short and anguilliform propulsive waves could involve almost the entire body.
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anguilliform

/æŋˈɡwɪlɪˌfɔːm/
adjective
1.
having the shape or form of an eel
Word Origin
C17: from Latin anguilla eel, diminutive of anguis snake
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